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Why the Orioles want to bring back old players like Joe Saunders
Why the Orioles want to bring back old players like Joe Saunders

We all know Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette loves taking low-risk, high-reward gambles. That’s been his calling card since he arrived in Baltimore before the 2012 season. It’s worked at times: Nate McLouth, Miguel Gonzalez and, to an extent, Nelson Cruz. And it hasn’t worked at times: Dontrelle Willis, Heath Bell, Randy Wolf. Well, Duquette did it again Friday when he signed left-hander Joe Saunders to a minor league deal. All signs point to him trying it again in the next few days with former Orioles closer Jim Johnson. And then there’s second baseman Brian Roberts, a longtime Oriole who was designated for assignment Thursday by the New York Yankees....

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